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VMware ESX Server 3.5, Patch ESX350-200802306-BG: Daylight Saving Time Update


Release Date: 3/10/08
Document Last Updated: 3/10/08


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Product VersionsESX Server 3.5
Patch ClassificationGeneral
Virtual Machine Migration or Reboot RequiredYes
ESX Server Host Reboot RequiredYes
PRs Fixed219893
Affected HardwareN/A
Affected SoftwareUnknown
RPMs Includedtzdata-2007h-1.el3
Related CVE numbersN/A


This patch includes an updated tzdata RPM that provides time zone rule updates for the following regions:

  • Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Martin, and Pike counties in Indiana switched from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) in November 2007.
  • South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and New South Wales are changing the Daylight Saving Time rules for 2008.
  • Several Antarctic stations' rules were not properly updated to account for the change to the New Zealand Daylight Saving Time rules.
  • Brazil will observe Daylight Saving Time from October 14, 2007 to February 17, 2008.
  • Egypt and Gaza switched to Daylight Saving Time on September 7, 2007 and not on September 24, 2007.
  • Iran resumes Daylight Saving Time 2008.
  • Venezuela is scheduled to change time zone to GMT-04:30 on January 1, 2008.



There are no symptoms for this patch.

Based on VMware KB 1003209

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